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Brent, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Brent had a population of 4,767 as of July 1, 2017. Brent ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brent is located at latitude 32.9449 and longitude -87.1721 in Bibb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brent (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bibb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 239 feet.

The City of Brent (GNIS ID: 2403918) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brent is located within Centreville-Brent Division of Bibb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brent population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brent: Cooper Addition.

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Brent, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,767
Daytime Population: Workers 1,241
Daytime Population: Residents 1,816
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,057
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 3,121
Population in Familes 2,624
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,646
Population Density2 543
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $40,024
Average Household Income $52,656
Per Capita Income $20,048


Total Housing Units 1,328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 617 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 495 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $105,392
Average Home Value $144,741


Total Households 1,112
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 746
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.51% -0.41%
Households -0.79% -0.6%
Families -0.75% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Brent, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brent to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 119 80th
Population Density # 118 80th
Diversity Index # 60 89th
Median Household Income # 259 56th
Per Capita Income # 346 41st

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